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Center for Arts and Humanities Events and Programing

Events and Programing

Colleagues in Conversation

On the first Friday of every month the Center holds an open, informal discussion on topics that intrigue us. We’ve talked about generosity, what it means to write or create art, and the role of museums in today’s world. Location and topic varies, so email us at to join our mailing list for updates.

Upcoming Meetings:

September 18, 2020 | 2:00 PM | Please email for connection information

October 2, 2020 | 2:00 PM | Please email for connection information

November 6, 2020 | 2:00 PM | Please email for connection information

Spring 2020 Center for Arts and Humanities Events

Two Days of Making Series


Roman Art Today: Pompeii


Join AY18-19 Center Fellow Hallie Meredith (Fine Arts) for a hands-on workshop that will introduce you to the craft of Coptic bookbinding, as well as making plant-based brushes and inks. This event will also serve as the preview of a larger workshop Meredith and her students will conduct at the Museum of Culture in Spokane in conjunction with the international exhibit “Pompeii: The Immortal City.”

Oral Histories Workshop


This hands-on workshop led by three oral history experts will guide participants through the process of planning, conducting, and post-interview audio editing and creating transcripts. Participants will develop questions, practice interviewing each other, and explore available tools for post-production editing. Space is limited, please RSVP to

Oral Histories Lecture


Creating Oral Histories: the Hanford Oral History Project and best practices for what to do after the interview. Speakers will include Robert Franklin, Assistant Director and Archivist of the Hanford History Project, Robert Bauman, Associate Professor of History and Academic Director of Arts and Sciences WSU Tri-Cities, and Teresa Bergen, Portland, Oregon-based freelance writer and author of Transcribing Oral History.

NextGen Lecture: Kaitlyn Boulding



CAH Highlights

The WSU Center for Arts and Humanities has had a busy year full of community, celebration, and creativity. Events and programming included:

  • Collaborations on the Disciplinary Fluidities Symposium with University of Idaho, NAS, and A2RU
  • A visit by National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede
  • Facilitating faculty and graduate student workshops by Dr. Kathleen Fitzpatrick of Michigan State surrounding the work Generous Thinking: A Radical Approach to Saving the University
  • Hosting the Formal Launch of the center
  • Engaging in monthly reading/dialogue sessions with faculty
  • Hosting a celebratory SAH Archipedia lecture and workshop
  • Welcoming guest lecturer Dr. Tricia Wang


Guests at the CAH Launch Event    SAH Archipedia Lecture Event    Guests at the CAH Launch Event